The programs and services of H.O.P.E. embody its mission of providing assistance and support to cancer patients and their families. They are offered to all patients and their families but are utilized at their convenience and according to their needs and comfort level. Just as each cancer journey is unique, so is each patient’s experience with H.O.P.E. Currently, patients and families struggling with cancer can make use of the following programs and services.
Our cancer resource library exists today in honor of Frances Ann Landis, who lost her battle with ovarian cancer in August, 1994 and whose family graciously donated funds to help establish the library. Today, we have over 2000 publications of many themes related to coping with cancer and healing.
The H.O.P.E. Lifeline is an informative monthly publication delivered to subscribers by postal mail. Learn more about the content, circulation, and production staff. Find out how you can receive a copy.
Our Food Pantry stocks essential groceries such as food and household products which are made available to our cancer patients’ families, thanks to the generosity of our local community. Get more details and learn how you can help.
In addition to pantry service, we offer pre-cooked meals that offer comfort and convenience from the demands of doctor appointments, treatments, and operations that our cancer patients and families often endure. Get the details.
H.O.P.E. provides wigs, hats, scarves, and more for cancer patients. We offer a variety of personal accessories from headwear to other products through our Wrapped With Love line — all designed to provide warmth and comfort for patients as they undergo surgery, receive treatment, and recover.
H.O.P.E. hosts support groups for adults, teens and children. H.O.P.E. offers various support groups for adults, teens, and children. Learn when and where they meet, who should attend, and what takes place.
Family Teddy Bears, a service that we offer at H.O.P.E. to help with grief. We have a volunteer who will use the clothes of the deceased to create outfits for the Bears, so that family members can experience hugging them. Hugging their Bear will relieve the sorrow and loss.
Chomper Buddies, a service that is provided to our patients and their families to help with coping, either with grief or just the changes going on in the family during Cancer treatment. A tool for parents to find out what is bothering their child.
You can’t imagine how these books have helped out patients and their families adjust and cope with the Cancer in their lives. It opens dialogue between parents and children, etc. It brings hope into a sometime hopeless situation.